Bill Text: IL HB1671 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Chaptered

Bill Title: Amends the Animal Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning rabies inoculations.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-8)

Status: (Passed) 2018-08-03 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0666 [HB1671 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB1671-Chaptered.html

Public Act 100-0666
HB1671 EnrolledLRB100 03205 SLF 13210 b
AN ACT concerning animals.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Police
Service Dog Protection Act.
Section 5. Definitions. In this Act:
"Law enforcement agency" means a county, municipal, or
State law enforcement agency.
"Police dog" has the same meaning ascribed to the term in
subsection (e) of Section 3.55 of the Emergency Medical
Services (EMS) Systems Act.
Section 10. Medical care. (a) The law enforcement
agency, or handler of the police dog shall be required to have
every police dog receive, at minimum, an annual medical
examination by a licensed veterinarian.
(b) Prior to beginning service as a police dog, the
employing law enforcement agency shall require the dog be
vaccinated against rabies as required under Section 8 of the
Animal Control Act.
Section 15. Vehicles transporting police dogs;
A vehicle used to transport a police dog shall be equipped
with a heat sensor monitoring device which shall:
(1) monitor the internal temperature of the vehicle in
which the police dog is being transported;
(2) provide an audible and visual notification in the
vehicle if the interior temperature reaches 85 degrees
Fahrenheit which remotely notifies the law enforcement
officer responsible for the police dog or the law
enforcement agency's 24 hour dispatch center; and
(3) have a safety mechanism to reduce the interior
temperature of the vehicle.